Oktoberfest set for Saturday

BLYTHEWOOD – Talk about a German invasion! This weekend will have that and more, much more in Doko park – a mountaintop polka band, an authentic German oompah band, yodeling, cows pooping money and many other fun activities. The Blythewood Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a traditional German Oktoberfest, the first festival of its […]

Rocking in the Park

BLYTHEWOOD – Little Red and the Rocking Hoods will perform music from the mid-60’s and 70’s Saturday, Sept. 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Palmetto Citizens Amphitheater in Blythewood’s Doko Meadows Park. The concert is free, but the band will accept donations to help defray the cost of renting the amphitheater and liability […]

Council prioritizes park projects

BLYTHEWOOD – After meeting recently with the Doko Meadows Park Foundation, Town Administrator Brian Cook suggested Monday evening that council might want to discuss priorities for additional park features. Constructing an area in the park for a farmer’s market, Cook said, would most likely be the top priority and a close second might be sound […]

Fireworks set for July 3

BLYTHEWOOD – The Town of Blythewood will host its fifth annual July Fireworks bash on Wednesday, July 3 from 4 – 11 p.m. with music, food and a park full of thousands of fireworks fans from Blythewood, Fairfield and beyond. The Fireworks, Food and Music event will feature about 25 food vendors, five on-stage music […]

Ramblin’ Road to wind down July 3 Fireworks

BLYTHEWOOD – When four guys from Blythewood, Ridgeway and Winnsboro signed up separately over the last five years for music lessons at Freeway Music, little did they expect to eventually become a locally popular southern rock band. But, sure enough, that’s what happened. Performing under the name Ramblin’ Road, the four will play their biggest […]

Fireworks, Food & Music – July 3

Adventures in the Park

BLYTHEWOOD – Orlena Gordillo took advantage of the summer-like weather to trike around the park. She and other kids in town will be happy to learn that Town Council is working to add shade, benches and new playground equipment in to the 2019 budget.

Bravo! Blythewood Music Fest

BLYTHEWOOD – The annual Relay for Life added to the festivities during Bravo! Blythewood’s music fest last weekend. The event, a fundraiser for Bravo! Blythewood, was sponsored by the Town of Blythewood through Accommodation Tax funding. The relay walkers circled through the park as the band played on. Students from Blythewood and Westwood High Schools […]

Free concert in park set for Friday

BLYTHEWOOD – Prepare to be entertained when the Reggie Sullivan band takes the stage in Doko Meadows Park Friday night with Christina Bhola opening. The concert admission and parking is free, and those attending are encouraged to bring the kids, lawn chairs and blankets. From 6 – 9 p.m., the entertainment will include Jazz, funk, […]

In Memory

BLYTHEWOOD – Three palm trees planted at the entrance to Doko Meadows Park last week were donated by Glenn Cooper, left, in memory of his father, Ralph Cooper, Jr. (1930 – 2017); Harold Branham in memory of his mother, Pauline Branham (1920 – 2018) and Jim and Tom Mclean in memory of their brother, Hudnalle […]